Average Patient Advocate Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Patient Advocate is $18.68 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$14 - $25
$350 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$30k - $60k
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What Do Patient Advocates Do?

Patient Advocate Tasks
  • Serve as intermediary between health care organization and patients, and patients' relatives in resolving patient care problems.
  • Prepare incident reports for potential legal issues.
  • Describe and interpret health care procedures and policies to patients.
  • Convey questions, complaints, problems, and concerns of patients to proper personnel.
  • Resolve patients' complaints and grievances.
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How do Patient Advocates Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 75 responses, the job of Patient Advocate has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.8 out of 5. On average, Patient Advocates are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Patient Advocates

What is the highest pay for Patient Advocates?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Patient Advocate is $25.49 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Patient Advocates?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Patient Advocate is $14.37 / hour

How can Patient Advocates increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Patient Advocate is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Patient Advocate that oversees more junior Patient Advocates, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.